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Legal news from Monday, June 26, 2017
by Rachel Gerber

The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in California Public Employees' Retirement System v. Anz Securities, Inc., et al. that a member of a class action suit cannot file a new suit separately past the statute of repose. Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered the opinion of the Court in the 5-4 decision. Kennedy did …

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by Jaclyn Belczyk

The US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources policy of excluding religious organizations from receiving grants violates the First Amendment. The Department offers grants to public and private schools and daycares to resurface playgrounds with material made from recycled …

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by Autumn Callan

The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review the Trump administration's travel ban, partially lifting the temporary injunction that had blocked the ban's enforcement. The administration sought review of decisions issued by the US Courts of Appeal for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits last month. The Supreme Court's order permits execution …

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